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Conservative Group AZ Patriots To Host Caravan At Border

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A Conservative group of Phoenix-area residents is hosting what they are calling a Patriot Caravan at the border in Yuma County later this month in response to the high number of undocumented migrants who continue to arrive every day.

The group is called AZ Patriots and they describe themselves on their Facebook page as “a group of committed Americans who stand boldly for American values and Conservative principals.”

There is a Facebook event page for the Patriot Caravan on June 22. The event is described as “a non-violent, non-aggressive event to form a human wall to deter people from crossing.”

An image on the event page reads “We the People have had enough. It’s time to take a stand against open borders.”

The group is inviting participants to carry a firearm, reminding them that Arizona is an open carry state.

The group is leaving for the border from the Goodyear area.

One of the group’s members recently posted a video where she took a bag of items she said migrants left behind in the desert to a shelter in Yuma operated by the Salvation Army.

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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